classically cool boys room reveal

classically cool boys room reveal

I have to admit I’m slightly embarrassed that it took over six months to finally share C’s big kid room. Between client projects, school, holidays and the fact that a 5 year old (and his daily mess) actually lives here, putting together the last few pieces took a back seat. So after many, many months, it’s finally here – the Classically Cool Boys Room Reveal!

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color crush | dusty blues

color crush | dusty blues

If you’ve seen my house, you probably know I have a serious thing for blue. Growing up I was surrounded by a lot of blue and white and while I briefly and maybe subconsciously rebelled in my early 20s with browns, oranges and reds, I keep coming back to blue. Indigo, navy, cobalt, robin’s egg, aqua and all shades in between. I love how blue can be moody and sophisticated, serene and calm or bright and happy depending on its saturation and pairing. And really it almost acts as a neutral with how well it pairs with other colors. A quick look at my Instagram feed and you’ll see it with yellow, coral, pink, red and green. Did I tell you that I have a thing for blue??

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the beauty of teak

the beauty of teak

Anyone else feel like you’re doing everything and nothing at all this summer? With the exception of a few weeks of camp in June for my kids, we’ve had virtually no schedule. I love it because we can have fun on the fly,  but it also makes it harder to set aside blocks of time to get much done with work or home projects. So that’s partially why it’s mid-July and I’m just now getting our patio decor ready for the season. I just keep telling myself that I’m getting a jump on fall when we use it the most. Continue reading “the beauty of teak”